2. Editorial Mission
2.1. Editorial Mission Statement
The Media Outlet shall disclose its editorial mission statement which shall be consistent with the fundamental ethical principles of trustworthy journalism, and, as described in the Preamble, should incorporate principles of: ethical practice, good governance, self-regulation and Engagement with the public. A Media Outlet shall set out how it proposes to uphold these journalism principles through its Editorial Guidelines and processes which shall include arrangements in relation to internal accountability and of appropriate external accountability (see clauses 9 – 15). Best practice is to have these arrangements codified and made available publicly.
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candidates and any person participating in public debate); the statements must
contain a legal dimension; the statement must be, from the point of view of the law,
either erroneous or call for a more or less strong nuance. Legally correct statements
are not dealt, unless they are publicly challenged. As far as possible, a balance is